Feel like a kid in a candy store with these sweet recipes! From chocolate fudge to brittles, clusters to nougets, and everything in between and beyond, find recipes for your favorite candies. Perfect for parties, personal treats or a homemade gift, you'll be sure to make every sweet tooth scream with delight!

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Chocolate Bark Recipes

If you have a long gift list but are short on time, you're barking up the right tree. Rustic hunks of chocolate bark are utterly easy to make, endlessly adaptable, and just plain fun.

Candy Apples

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Candy apples are a classic fall dessert that family and friends are sure to love. Use your apple-picking haul to make the ultimate Halloween treat, complete with a sticky-sweet caramel coating.

Peanut Brittle

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A picture of salty-sweet perfection, brittle is surprisingly easy to make. Serve it alongside coffee or tea for dessert, and save any leftovers for snacking. Peanuts make a classic brittle, but you can substitute cashews or almonds instead.

Candied Lemon Slices

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These tart treats go perfectly with Lemon Crepes and make beautiful garnishes for our Meyer-Lemon and Coconut Layer Cake.

Homemade Marshmallows

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Pulling off a homemade marshmallow recipe is easier than you think. This recipe gives you perfectly gooey marshmallows. Sandwich it into a s'more, or just dip your marshmallow in hot chocolate. Friends will definitely want to know where you found the recipe!

Candied Lemon Zest

Use this candied lemon zest to decorate our Frozen Lemon Mousse.

Fruit Jellies

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These colorful fruit jellies are simple to make and fun to eat.

Marshmallow Fudge

Mini marshmallows are melted into this dark chocolate fudge, giving it the smoothest, creamiest texture.

Classic Caramel Candies

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For this recipe, you will need an accurate candy thermometer. You'll also need to cut three-inch square pieces of waxed paper or cellophane in which to wrap the caramels.

Penuche Fudge

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Penuche boldly proffers its characteristic butterscotch and maple overtones and its comforting fudgy texture. Get the packaging how-to for the Penuche Fudge.

Maple Taffy

Maple syrup is boiled, poured into rows on a snow-lined tray, and rolled onto sticks to make this chewy, irresistible candy. To create "snow" indoors, pulse ice in a food processor.

Inspiration and Ideas

17 Delicious Candy Recipes That Are Perfect for Beginners
Master the sweet art of making fruit jellies, brittle, chocolate bark, fudge, caramel, and more with this guide to candy making.
Southern Caramel Cake with Caramel Whipped Cream

Brown-sugar cake is layered with rounds of sticky-sweet caramel and finished with fluffy caramel whipped cream in this Southern treat. Martha made this recipe on episode 707 of Martha Bakes.